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Peter Dobszay, Junior Prima prize laureate conductor and organist, is one of the most active and versatile musicians of his generation. Artistic director and lead conductor of the Alba Regia Symphony Orchestra, Music Director of Szeged National Theatre and adjunct professor at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music.

He graduated from Liszt Ferenc Music Academy in Budapest as organist and conductor, and besides many organ courses he attended the conductor masterclass of Péter Eötvös. 2013-2023, he was the first organist of the Dohány Street Synagogue and from 2015 the Church of Holy Angels in Gazdagrét,

Appearing on worldwide scale, he has performed with orchestras of the Kyoto Music Festival in Japan, the Symphony Orchestra of the Mussorgsky Conservatory Ural in Russia, the Philharmonisches Orchester Altenburg Gera in Germany, the Symphony Orchestra of Oradea State Philharmony and Dinu Lipatti State Philharmonic Orchestra in Romania under his baton. As organist, he gave concerts in prestigious venues such as the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, HEM in Geneva, St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, as well as in Macedonia.

Within Hungary, he is a returning guest conductor at the Hungarian State Opera, the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra, the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra, the Savaria Symphony Orchestra, the Szeged Symphony Orchestra, the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra Miskolc, the Szolnok Symphonic, the MÁV Symphony Orchestra and the St. Stephen Philharmonic, conducted also the Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok. He is a regular guest conductor of to the Budapest Operetta Theater’s performances.

He was a finalist and Audience Prize winner of the Maestro Solti International Conducting Competition in 2017.

Peter Dobszay believes that contemporary music has vital role in concert life: he has been invited for so called “Z recordings” by the Hungarian National Radio, as well as to premiere several contemporary compositions

Péter Dobszay